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    As AI skill demands rise, employers must figure out what they actually need: report

    Employers need to understand which proficiencies their workforce has and what gaps are actually present, Info-Tech Research Group said.

    By June 11, 2024
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    Site-specific training content can boost front-line worker performance, survey says

    Accuracy and consistency in a training reinforcement program may especially help manufacturers and warehouses maintain quality and improve retention.

    By Carolyn Crist • June 10, 2024
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    Work-based youth learning programs can augment talent development strategies, report says

    Employers say they struggle to fund internships and design appropriate workloads, however.

    By Carolyn Crist • June 4, 2024
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    Rhode Island debuts free cannabis job training to accommodate booming industry

    The program will be run by the Community College of Rhode Island, which said it is always looking to be responsive to employer needs.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Welcome to United Franchise Group. A dream coach will now assist you.

    The new HR position is responsible for helping tap into employees’ hopes and dreams — inside and outside of work.

    By May 28, 2024
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    L&D pros report median $100K salary and say work is part of their identity

    In a survey, most training pros said they hope to become a director of training or chief learning officer.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 28, 2024
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    Employers appear more likely to offer interviews, higher pay to those with AI skills, study says

    Skills gaps continue to drive up competition for AI-related talent, boosting the importance of reskilling and upskilling.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 22, 2024
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    What’s the cost of the IT skills gap? One analysis says $5.5 trillion by 2026

    However, AI coding and workforce training capabilities could trim as much as $1 trillion from the losses by 2027, according to IDC researcher Gina Smith.

    By Matt Ashare • May 22, 2024
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    3 ways to make DEI training stick, according to a global DEI exec

    Here’s how to make corporate diversity training really work.

    By May 21, 2024
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    HR leaders can play a critical guiding role in skills-based transformation

    Companies should meet several fundamental conditions before moving along the spectrum of skills-based hiring, McLean & Co. says.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 14, 2024
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    Angi launches skilled trades scholarship program to bridge talent gap

    With trades jobs marketplace BlueRecruit, the company also aims to connect skilled trades job seekers with businesses that are hiring.

    By Nish Amarnath • May 10, 2024
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    How to make sexual harassment training effective

    For employers keen to reduce harassment on the job, ensuring that learning materials go beyond compliance is key, experts said.

    By May 10, 2024
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    It’s Youth Apprenticeship Week. What do apprenticeships look like right now?

    Apprenticeships are still outside the mainstream in the U.S. but have received heightened attention in recent years as a way to fill talent gaps.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Is the learning industry facing disruption — again?

    Artificial intelligence tools are already developing training almost automatically, according to Josh Bersin.

    By Jen A. Miller • April 30, 2024
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    Companies report biggest technical skills gaps in cybersecurity, cloud

    Upskilling current workers could help fill these gaps, saving both time and money, a new report says.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 25, 2024
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    How companies are planning for AI disruption

    The consensus so far seems to be that training will be the next big roadblock — and the way forward.

    By April 23, 2024
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    Bracing for AI disruption? Learn how to ask good questions, panel advises

    Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and bridging skills gaps is becoming more and more important, DeVry University's president and CEO said.

    By April 19, 2024
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    Companies have an unbalanced ‘buy vs. build’ approach to AI, report says

    Instead, leaders will need to train current workers to avoid skills gaps and maximize the potential of AI, according to The Adecco Group.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 16, 2024
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    Feds expand upskilling program with Pathways rule

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management started the internship and fellowship program in 2012 to strengthen its talent pool.

    By April 16, 2024
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    Employers worry training won’t keep pace with tech advancement

    Business leaders responding to a survey said it’s never been so hard to plan for future talent requirements.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 9, 2024
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    Big tech unites around AI workforce training for 100M workers

    Microsoft, Google, Intel, IBM and SAP are among the companies in the Cisco-led consortium to prepare workers in roles the technology will most likely impact.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • April 9, 2024
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    Tearing the paper ceiling: How one executive rose through the ranks without a degree

    Companies with degree requirements can miss out on candidates like Kristen Faris, who skipped college and founded her own company.

    By April 2, 2024
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    Entry-level hiring predicted to remain steady during 2024 graduation season

    Recent graduates and entry-level workers can bring new ideas and skills, a Robert Half exec said.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 2, 2024
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    How two women in a male-dominated field found their voice

    Freya Hannah and María García Osés became empowered working at wood supplier Garnica, and their stories have lessons for HR experts looking to help women carve a career path.

    By March 27, 2024
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    5 stories on the state of AI upskilling

    As has been the case for many technological advancements, employees of every position and background may need training, experts have said.

    By March 26, 2024